Paris Hilton slammed over 'gays probably have Aids' slur

Sep 21, 2012

Tabloid tales: Paris's homophobic rant, Harry Styles and Natalie Imbruglia?, Boris Becker causes chaos

PARIS HILTON has come under fire after being caught on tape claiming gay men are "disgusting" and "probably have Aids". According to the Daily Mail, the recording was taken by a New York taxi driver while the heiress and a friend discussed a phone app, Grindr, where gay men can find other local men to date. Paris is heard saying: "Gay guys are the horniest people in the world. They're disgusting. Dude, most of them probably have Aids..." Paris has issued a statement insisting she was only trying to discuss the importance of safe sex but her comments have been deemed 'homophobic and derogatory'.

One Direction star, Harry Styles, was spotted flirting with Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia at James Corden's wedding, sparking rumours the two have got together. The 18-year-old heart-throb is known for his love of older ladies and at twice his age, 37, Imbruglia fits the bill. According to the Mirror, they were seen chatting and giggling all night. Both stayed at the hotel and happened to arrive at breakfast together the following morning, fuelling speculation.  When asked about her evening with Styles, the ex-Neighbours star said: "Why are you asking me? Go ask him."

The Spanish pensioner, whose botched attempt to repair a century-old Jesus Christ fresco shocked the world, is demanding royalty payments for her work. Earlier this year, Cecilia Gimenez's took it upon herself to "restore" the famous Ecce Homo ('Behold the man') painting, but left it looking like "a hairy monkey". Now church officials are cashing in, as hundreds of tourists flock to the Sanctuary of Mercy Church in Spain to see the ruined fresco. The Metro reports that the 80-year-old has hired lawyers to secure a cut of the fees the church is charging tourists to see the artwork, now nicknamed 'Behold the monkey'.

Boris Becker nearly caused a pile up on a German highway after a cardboard cut-out of the tennis star was left standing on a busy road. Drivers were forced to swerve out of the way of the cut-out on the B76 road between Kiel and Plönin, in northern Germany.  A police spokesman said: "In the dark the figure would have looked like a person." He added the cut-out appeared quite old, dating back to the tennis legend's glory days. The New York Post reports that a few vehicles did lose control but no one was hurt, except 'Boris' who lost a leg under a wheel.

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